Kerry Knerr, Grants Manager

Kerry Knerr is a researcher and storyteller with over a decade of nonprofit administration experience. She has served in numerous capacities across a range of nonprofit settings, most recently as Grants Manager with the Texas State Historical Association and as Project Manager with Foodways Texas. In addition to these roles, she is a two-term board member of the Kerrville Folk Festival Foundation, where she assists with membership management and development strategy. She earned her PhD in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin in 2020 for her research on the afterlives of U.S. overseas power. She lives in Austin, Texas with her two cats, Chili and Beans.